Dukes Head to WVU for Sunday Afternoon Game

The Duquesne women's basketball team travels to Morgantown, W.Va. to face West Virginia Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

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DUQUESNE (6-2) AT WEST VIRGINIA (6-1)
Sun. Dec. 7, 2008 - 2:00 P.M. (EST)
WVU Coliseum (14,000) - Morgantown, W.Va.

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WHO, WHAT AND WHERE

The Duquesne women's basketball team travels to Morgantown, W.Va. to face West Virginia Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

DUKES AND MOUNTAINEERS

West Virginia leads the all-time series 32-7. The Dukes and Mountaineers first met Dec. 14, 1976 in Indiana, Pa. for the IUP Invitational.

DUQUESNE LATELY

Coming off their second consecutive loss – 66-47 to Pittsburgh.

WEST VIRGINIA LATELY

On a five-game winning streak. Defeated Mercyhurst 88-38 on Wednesday.

AGAINST THE BIG EAST CONFERENCE

The Dukes have had a tough time against Big East schools since the formation of the conference in 1982-83, going 9-29. Duquesne's first game against a Big East school was Feb. 1, 1984 at Fitzgerald Fieldhouse versus Pittsburgh. Since then, DU has gone 0-1 against Cincinnati, 0-1 against Connecticut, 8-17 against Pittsburgh since they joined in 1982-83, 0-2 against Syracuse and 1-8 against West Virginia since they joined in 1995-96.

DUKES AND MOUNTAINEERS BY THE NUMBERS

    0 - Number of Duquesne wins at Palumbo
    2 - Overtime games
    2 - Atlantic 10 Tournament games played
    2- Common opponents this season
    10.0 -Average margin of victory for DU
    12 - Games decided by 10 points or less
    15 - Games decided by 11-20 points
    15 - Head coaches in the series
    19.1 - Average margin of victory for West Virginia
    21 - Total Atlantic 10 games played
    39 - Total meetings
    62.1 - Average points scored by Duquesne
    73.4 - Average points scored by West Virginia
    74.4 -Number of miles between Palumbo and WVU Coliseum
    104 - Fewest combined points (1/18/96)
    170 - Most combined points (2/4/93)
    323 - Number of student-athletes in the series
    2,470 - Total points scored by Duquesne
    3,021 - Total points scored by West Virginia
    

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS
Series Record: West Virginia leads 32-7
at Morgantown: West Virginia leads 14-4
at Palumbo Center: West Virginia leads 11-0
at Civic Arena: West Virginia leads 6-2
at Indiana, Pa.: West Virginia leads 1-0
at Piscataway, N.J.: Duquesne leads 1-0
in Atlantic 10 play: West Virginia leads 16-5
in the Atlantic 10 Championship: Series tied 1-1
in overtime games: West Virginia leads 2-0

GAME-BY-GAME

    12/14/76: L, 54-72^
    1/14/77: L, 42-77
    1/23/78: L, 49-78
    1/13/79: W,73-65
    2/2/80: L, 65-89
    2/9/81: L, 66-70
    1/20/82: L, 56-77
    3/2/83: L, 46-75
    2/16/84: L, 67-86*
    1/14/85: L, 71-90*
    1/18/86: W, 54-50*
    2/13/86: L, 54-85*
    1/31/87: L, 59-63*
    2/28/87: L, 79-89*
    1/2/88: L, 69-80*
    2/6/88: L, 58-75*
    1/7/89: L, 71-88*
    2/11/89: L, 76-83*
    2/1/90: L, 50-65*
    2/11/90: L, 53-81*
    1/14/91: L, 50-105*
    2/21/91: L, 49-80*
    2/4/92: L, 56-73*
    2/29/92: L, 65-81*
    3/12/92: W, 63-62**
    2/4/93: L, 80-90*
    2/7/94: W, 68-57*
    3/5/94: L (OT), 69-72**
    1/21/95: W, 90-73*
    2/21/95: L, 77-68*
    12/21/95: L, 89-69
    11/30/96: L, 79-85
    11/20/01: L (OT), 81-84
    12/21/02: L, 53-79
    12/20/03: L, 68-86
    12/4/04: L, 54-74
    12/17/05: L,61-77
    12/8/06: L,42-77
    12/7/07: L, 64-91
    * - Atlantic 10 Conference Game
    ** - Atlantic 10 Championship
    ^ - IUP Invitational
    

LOOKING AHEAD

The Dukes will travel to Robert Morris next Sunday, Dec. 14, for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff.


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